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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Smoking is a highly addictive behaviour, often initiated during adolescence. It is suggested that smoking is associated with behavioural and emotional problems. This study aims to assess the impact of psychosocial problems on smoking initiation and vice versa. Method: We obtained data on self-reported psychosocial problems and smoking of...
article 2007
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author)
Aim: To examine the association of excessive infant crying with maternal smoking during and after pregnancy, paternal smoking, and smoking by other people in the living environment of the infant. Methods: We collected data on infant crying and smoking in a Dutch national sample of 5845 infants aged 0-3 mo (response 62.8%). We defined excessive...
article 2005
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Lanting, C.I. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Aim: The aim of the study was to describe infant feeding practices and associated factors, and to explore mothers' main reasons for starting and stopping breastfeeding. Methods: We performed a national inquiry into milk feeding practices among 9133 Dutch infants aged <7 mo by means of a questionnaire. Results: 78% of mothers initiated...
article 2005
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: Disasters greatly affect the mental health of children and adolescents, but quantification of such effects is difficult. Using prospective predisaster and postdisaster data for affected and control populations, we aimed to assess the effects of a severe disaster on the mental health and substance use of adolescents. Methods: In...
article 2003
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Willemsen, M.C. (author), van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Spruijt, R.D. (author), Hira Sing, R.A. (author)
Objective: To assess the effect of an antismoking intervention focusing on adolescents in lower education. Students with lower education smoke more often and perceive more positive norms, and social pressure to smoke, than higher educated students. An intervention based on peer group pressure and social influence may therefore be useful to...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Objective. To examine the effects of a catastrophe on the mental health of adolescents using prospective data from before and after the catastrophe. Design. Prospective, comparative. Method. The Volendam café fire wounded about 250 adolescents, of whom 14 died. In September and October 1999, 15 months before the catastrophe, all grade 2 pupils...
article 2003
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Willemsen, M.C. (author), Sing, R.A.H. (author)
Background: Passive smoking is harmful to young children. A protocol has been developed to allow health care workers to communicate with parents about preventing passive smoking. The main message was to refrain from smoking in the presence of the child. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of this education programme. Method: The...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: Many studies have shown that poor health status and harmful heolth behaviour occur more frequently in deprived neighbourhoods. Most studies show modest associations between area level socioeconomic factors, the neighbourhood context, and health outcomes. However, estimates for the contextuol effects vary. It is unclear if this...
article 2002
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. In general, poor health and lifestyles occur more frequently among individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) and in deprived areas. An explanation for the latter may simply be the on average lower SES of residents of these areas. It is possible, however, that living in a deprived area contributes to poor health and lifestyles....
article 1998
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective - Difference in health, lifestyles, and use of health care between groups of varying ethnic origin can have important implications for preventive and curative health care. This paper studies whether socioeconomic factors explain ethnic differences in these outcomes. Design - Data on health status, lifestyles, and use of health care...
article 1998
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